This paper presents the results of a Master’s thesis where Modelica was used in combination of the “OpenIPSL” library to model a small local distribution grid that is islanded.
It describes how to build the power system model using Modelica of a grid that is located in the Westfjord area of Iceland. That area of Iceland is only connected to the national grid by one transmission line. The reliability of the power supply is poor due to harsh weather conditions during winter.
Two models of the transmission system of the Westfjords were build. One is a base model with three generating units and one is an extended model with four generating units. Two different load scenarios were simulated. The result of which could give indicators as to what actions would help to keep the islanded grid stable.
Keywords: hydroelectric systems, electric power systems, modelling, modelica, open-source
Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA
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